Wed 11 July [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 11 July


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  31 Prime Cattle,   3  OTM’s and   346 Prime Sheep. 


Bullocks (4) Sold to a top of 2.59p per kg for a 583 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1646.72 for a 664 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and also purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd. to average 2.53p per kg.

Heifers  (27) Sold to a top of 2.62p (twice) both for  559 kg and 566 kg Limousins from Nethermyres and both purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1595.25 for a 709 kg Limousin from Craignathro Farms and purchased by Scott Watson on behalf of a client to average 2.25p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.54p Nethermyres, 2.52p Gask, 2.48p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.54p Gask, 2.40p Pityot, 2.36p  Riggs,  2.34p Riggs & Pityot; Sim. x 2.33p Pityot; BRB 2.28p.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1534.16 Nethermyres, £1519.56 Gask, £1509.97 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1541.17, £1532.25 Craignathro; BRB £1507.08 Craignathro;  Sim. x £1376.34 Pityot;  Char. x £1374.84 Smithyton.

OTM’s   (3)

Sim. £975 (1.32p) Suttieside, £950 (1.34p) Suttieside; Lim. £790 (1.40p) Cairnleith.



PRIME LAMBS (334) Sold to 206.4p per kg for Texels from Grange of Conon and to £97 per head for the same sheep to average 182.1p (-10.7p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 202.3p Wood of Aldbar; Tex.x 199p Templeton; Belt. 197.7p Shandford; Cont. 195.8p Broadshade.


Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £95.50 (twice) Templeton; Tex. X £94 (twice) Broadshade; Suff. £92.50 & £92 Denside, Auchenblae; Cont. £90 Shandford.



Suff. £90 Uras; Tex. £83 Templeton; X Tex. £74 Uras

Goat - £62 Mosside of Craichie